Project Description

The Echo Foundation hosted 5 Scientific Nobel Laureates and the Senior Curator of the Nobel Museum from February 27 to March 1, 2005 in Charlotte, NC. The Laureate guests participated in three days of intense dialogue and interaction with university and high school students, teachers, professors, community leaders and the public.

Educational Component

Community Component

2005 Award Against Indifference Recipient
Hugh L. McColl, Jr.: Retired Chairman and CEO. Bank of America

Attending Nobel Guests
Participating Nobel Laureates were:

Günter Blobel: Physiology/Medicine – 1999 – Germany/USA
“For the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell.”

Edmond H. Fischer: Physiology/Medicine – 1992 – Swiss/USA
“For their discoveries concerning reversible protein phosphorylation as a biological regulatory mechanism.”

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard: Physiology/Medicine – 1995 – Germany
“For their discoveries concerning the genetic control of early embryonic development.”

Douglas D. Osheroff: Physics – 1996 – USA
“For their discovery of superfluidity in helium-3.”

Robert C. Richardson: Physics – 1996 – USA
“For their discovery of superfluidity in helium-3.”

Anders Bárány: Senior Curator – Nobel Museum, Stockholm

Sixth Annual Echo Award Dinner 

Calendar of Events


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